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List of Current Chief Ministers in India

After the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir; India is the union of 28 states and 9 Union Territories. In this article we have published the list of all the current Chief Minister of India.
Nov 26, 2019 15:57 IST
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List of Chief Ministers in India
List of Chief Ministers in India

According to the Gazette of India 2019;as of now; India has 28 States and 9 Union Territories.There are 31 Chief Ministers in India, 28 from States and 3 from Union Territories (Delhi, Puducherry and Jammu & Kashmir). 

The Chief Minister of  state is the real executive authority (de facto executive) in that particular state.

India is a “Union of State”. Article 164 of the Constitution says that the Chief Minister shall be appointed by the governor. However, this does not imply that the governor is free to appoint any one as the Chief Minister.

Here is the list of current Chief Ministers of the Indian States and UTs.

1. Andhra Pradesh

Chief Minster  :Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy

Since               :  30 May 2019

Party               : YSR Congress Party   

 

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2. Arunachal Pradesh

Chief Minister: Pema Khandu

Since           : 17 July 2016 (275 days)

Party              : Bharatiya Janata Party       

3. Assam

Chief Minister: Sarbananda Sonowal

Since               : 24 May 2016 (2 years, 322 days)

Party               : Bharatiya Janata Party

4. Bihar

Chief Minister: Nitish Kumar

Since               : 22 February 2015 (4 years, 193 days)

Party               : Janata Dal (United)+BJP

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5. Chhattisgarh

Chief Minister: Bhupesh Baghel

Since               : 17 December, 2018 (260 Days)

Party               : Indian National Congress

6. Delhi

Chief Minister: Arvind Kejriwal

Since               : 14 February 2015 (4 years, 110 days)

Party               : Aam Aadmi Party

7. Goa

Chief Minister: Pramod Sawant

Since               : 19 March 2019

Party               : Bharatiya Janata Party

8. Gujarat

Chief Minister: Vijay Rupani

Since               : 7 August 2016 (2 years, 301 days)

Party               : Bharatiya Janata Party

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9. Haryana

Chief Minister: Manohar Lal Khattar      

Since               : 26 October 2014 (4 years, 221 days)

Party               : Bharatiya Janata Party

10. Himachal Pradesh

Chief Minister: Jai Ram Thakur

Since               : 27 December 2017 ((1 year, 159 days))

Party               : Bhartiya Janta Party

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11. Jammu and Kashmir

Chief Minister: vacant (Governor's rule)

Since               : 20 December 2018 (257 days)

Party               : *

12. Jharkhand

Chief Minister: Raghubar Das

Since               : 28 December 2014(4 years, 158 days)

Party               :Bharatiya Janata Party

13.Karnataka

Chief Minister: B. S. Yeddyurappa 

Since               : 26 July 2019 (39 days)

Party               : BJP

14.  Kerala

Chief Minister: Pinarayi Vijayan

Since               : 25 May 2016 (3 years, 10 days)

Party               : Communist Party of India (Marxist)

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15. Madhya Pradesh

Chief Minister: Kamal Nath

Since               : 17 December, 2018 (169 days)

Party               : Indian National Congress

16. Maharashtra

Chief Minister: To be decided soon

Since               : 

Party               : 

17. Manipur

Chief Minister: N. Biren Singh

Since               : 15 March 2017 (2 years, 172 days)

Party               :  Bharatiya Janata Party

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18. Meghalaya

Chief Minister: Conrad Sangma

Since               : 6 March, 2018 (1 year, 181 days)

Party               : National People's Party

19. Mizoram

Chief Minister: Zoramthanga

Since               : 15 December, 2918 (262 days)

Party               : Mizo National Front

20. Nagaland

Chief Minister: Neiphiu Rio                         

Since               : 8 March, 2018 (1 year, 88 days)

Party               : Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party    

21. Odisha

Chief Minister: Naveen Patnaik

Since               : 5 March 2000 (19 years, 91 days)

Party               : Biju Janata Dal

22. Puducherry

Chief Minister: V. Narayanasamy

Since               : 6 June 2016 (2 years, 363 days)

Party               : Indian National Congress

23. Punjab

Chief Minister: Captain Amarinder Singh

Since               : 16 March 2017 (2 years, 80 days)

Party               : Indian National Congress

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24. Rajasthan

Chief Minister: Ashok Gehlot

Since               : 17 December. 2018 (169 days)

Party               : Indian National Congress

25. Sikkim

Chief Minister: Prem Singh Tamang

Since               : 27 May 2019 (7days)

Party               : Sikkim Krantikari Morcha

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26. Tamil Nadu

Chief Minister: Edappadi K. Palaniswami

Since               : 16 February 2017 (2 years, 108 days)

Party               : All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

27. Telangana

Chief Minister: K. Chandrashekar Rao (KCR)

Since               : First (2 June 2014- 12 December 2018) & Second (13 December 2018 till present)

Party               :Telangana Rashtra Samithi

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28.Tripura

Chief Minister: Biplab Kumar Deb

Since               : 9 March, 2018 (1 year, 87 days)

Party               : Bharatiya Janata Party    

29. Uttar Pradesh

Chief Minister: Yogi Adityanath

Since               : 19 March 2017 (2 years, 168 days)

Party               : Bharatiya Janata Party

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30.Uttarakhand

Chief Minister: Trivendra Singh Rawat

Since               : 18 March 2017(2 years, 78 days)

Party               : Bharatiya Janata Party

31. West Bengal

Chief Minister: Mamata Banerjee

Since               : 20 May 2011 (8 years, 106 days)

Party               : All India Trinamool Congress

Current lieutenant governors and administrators of Union Territories

1. Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Devendra Kumar Joshi (8 October, 2017)                            

2. Administrator of Chandigarh : V. P. Singh Badnore (22 August 2016)   

3. Administrator of Dadra and Nagar Haveli: Praful Khoda Patel  (30 December 2016)  (Additional charge)               

4. Administrator of Daman and Diu:    Praful Khoda Patel (29 August 2016)

5. Lieutenant Governor of Delhi    : Anil Baijal (31 December 2016)

6.  Administrator of Lakshadweep: Farooq Khan (6 September 2016)

7. Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry:  Kiran Bedi (29 May 2016)

8.  Lieutenant Governors of Ladakh: Radha Krishna Mathur

9.  Lieutenant Governors of Jammu and Kashmir Girish Chandra Murmu 

Important facts:

Sikkim's Pawan Kumar Chamling has the longest incumbency; he is serving since December 1994 for 22 years. Virbhadra Singh of Himachal Pradesh is the oldest Chief Minister in India while Arunachal Pradesh's Pema Khandu is the youngest CM in the country.

State

Chief Ministers

Andhra Pradesh

Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy  

Arunachal Pradesh 

Pema Khandu

Assam

Sarbananda Sonowal

Bihar

Nitish Kumar

Chhattisgarh

Bhupesh Baghel

Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal

Goa

Pramod Sawant

Gujarat

Vijay Rupani

Haryana

Manohar Lal Khattar

Himachal Pradesh

Jai Ram Thakur

Jammu and Kashmir

Vacant (Governor’s rule)

Jharkhand

Raghubar Das

Karnataka

 B. S. Yeddyurappa

Kerala

Pinarayi Vijayan

Madhya Pradesh

Kamal Nath

Maharashtra

To be decided

Manipur

N. Biren Singh

Meghalaya

Conrad Sangma

Mizoram

Zoramthanga

Nagaland

Neiphiu Rio

Odisha

Naveen Patnaik

Puducherry

V. Narayanasamy

Punjab

Amarinder Singh

Rajasthan

Ashok Gehlot

Sikkim

Prem Singh Tamang

Tamil Nadu

Edappadi K. Palaniswami

Telangana

K. Chandrashekar Rao (KCR)

Tripura

Biplab Kumar Deb

Uttar Pradesh

Yogi Adityanath     

Uttarakhand

Trivendra Singh Rawat

West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee

So the above list says that there is just one women Chief Minister in the whole country i.e. Mamata Banerjee in the West Bengal. Now after the revoke of article 370; Jammu and Kashmir state has become a Union territory with Legislative Assembly. This list of Chief Ministers of Indian state is very important for all the competitive exams.

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